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28. Confessions of a Top-Earning Speaker with Jaimie Abbott
2nd August 2023 • Women On The Rise with Jen Blandos - Powered By Female Fusion • Jen Blandos
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In this power-packed episode, Jen welcomes Jaimie Abbott, an exceptional PR and public speaking expert from Australia, to share her remarkable journey in the media, military, and politics. Jaimie reveals her inspiring transition from a journalist to a media trainer in Afghanistan and how she turned her own public speaking mistakes into valuable lessons. Listen as she spills the beans on the pivotal moment when she realised she had been undercharging and discovered her true worth as a highly paid speaker. Get ready to learn top-notch engagement techniques, the magic of storytelling, and expert tips to conquer your nerves and shine on stage.

Episode Takeaways:

  • Learn the importance of engagement techniques to grab your audience's attention from the first 60 seconds.
  • Discover the power of storytelling and how it can make your messages unforgettable.
  • Unearth the top three essential messages to deliver a clear and impactful presentation.
  • Prepare yourself for audience questions and unexpected challenges to exude confidence and professionalism.
  • Avoid common speaking mistakes by prioritising planning and understanding your audience's expectations.
  • Embrace opportunities to speak at conferences and events to build your confidence over time.
  • Research the audience and event's expectations to ensure your content aligns perfectly with the theme.
  • Never "wing it" - proper preparation and practice are crucial for successful public speaking.
  • Double-check the brief and what's been advertised to ensure your presentation meets expectations flawlessly.
  • Learn from Jamie's incredible journey as she shares her transformation from a $500 speaker to commanding $20,000 per gig!



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